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Ghosts of Hartlepool: 13 of the town's most haunted places - and the spirits that walk them

From a Grey Lady haunting the Headland to a spectral mechanic in the cellar of Popworld, Hartlepool has no shortage of ghost stories.

Here's a look at some of the spookiest spots in the area. More details on these stories are available in the book Haunted Hartlepool and East Durham, by Paul Screeton.

The pub is said to be haunted by a five-year-old boy called Gus, who died around 70 years ago - possibly killed by a horse.

5. The McOrville, Elwick

The pub is said to be haunted by a five-year-old boy called Gus, who died around 70 years ago - possibly killed by a horse.
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A mischievous spirit was reported to push men who were spending a penny in the  toilets - and doors would often bang shut loudly for no reason.

6. The Grand Hotel

A mischievous spirit was reported to push men who were spending a penny in the toilets - and doors would often bang shut loudly for no reason.
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Previously the Harbour and Refuge. Former landlord Albert has been spotted several times at the pub, along with his good lady wife.

7. The Pot House

Previously the Harbour and Refuge. Former landlord Albert has been spotted several times at the pub, along with his good lady wife.
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A female wraith in period dress has been reported in the upstairs passageway, while drink pipes have been mysteriously disconnected in the cellar.

8. The Marine Hotel

A female wraith in period dress has been reported in the upstairs passageway, while drink pipes have been mysteriously disconnected in the cellar.
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